Remembering Neimeyer: The Works of a Master

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Many architects enter the profession with hopes of creating something that outlives them, something that is bigger than themselves, that can advocate for a better world. Oscar Niemeyer was such an architect, one who fought for designs that would serve everyone. The master of Brazilian architecture passed away one year ago after complications from a previous kidney condition. In honor of what would have been his birthday today, we’ve rounded up a few of his masterpieces, from his elegant and curvy Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, his collaboration on the United Nations Headquarters in , the traditional spectacle space of his Sambadrome, the spiraling Niemeyer Center in Aviles, and the powerful parabolic expression in his Cathedral of Brasilia. Enjoy!

Cite: Baldwin, Eric. "Remembering Neimeyer: The Works of a Master" 15 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 21 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=454885>

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    its my pleasure to see arch daily and the house look more and beauty so i love to see it and have it
    thanks

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